Warning: This alert contains images that may be disturbing to some readers. Please ask any young children to leave the room before continuing. We are not including these images to shock or offend, but simply to convey to you the reality of what is happening in Pakistan – the time has come to wake up to the truth!
Dear Friends and Partners,
This past Sunday morning (Pakistani time), Islamic extremists carried out a deadly attack on the All Saints church in Peshawar, Pakistan. As approximately 500 worshippers were leaving the Sunday morning service, two suicide bombers detonated their explosive vests outside the church, leaving at least 85 people dead and over 100 more wounded. The casualty numbers are likely to rise, as sources in the hospitals report that many of those wounded are in critical condition.
An extremist group connected to the Taliban, TTP Jandullah, has claimed responsibility for the attack. In a public statement, a Jandullah spokesperson vowed that strikes would continue “whenever we find an opportunity against non-Muslims.” [Read more…]